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Author Archives: richardthewriter2013
Who says we don’t need to re-invent the wheel?
Hi all, I just wanted to share this Kickstarter video because it looks like a brilliantly practical idea that could help to get millions of people out of their fossil fuel burners and into the fresh air. Have a look … Continue reading
Crowdfunded Bike Lane
Crowdfunded Bike Lane Having worked as a fundraiser for Sustrans – the charity that promotes and part funds changes to our infrastructure to facilitate more cycling, walking and public transport – I just wanted to share this amazing project in … Continue reading
The Church of Bones: the weirdest place in Christendom?
You wouldn’t think it, when you first arrive in the fairly ordinary central European town, but Kutna Hora is the site of the most extraordinary exhibition of death you could ever wish to see. Sedlec Ossuary, aka the Church of … Continue reading
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Cycling: soon to be an election issue?
With the new high-speed rail link now costed at £43 BILLION, serious questions being asked about whether this is the right way to spend money on improving our transport system. And now there’s a bidding war for the cycling vote, … Continue reading
http://www.sustrans.org.uk/news/first-secondary-school-achieves-sustrans%E2%80%99-bike-it-gold-award Brilliant achievement: getting more kids to cycle to school.
Cyclists often report that aggressive motorists justify their behaviour on the basis that they pay “road tax”. But there is no such thing. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23694438
Two Tunnels, Bath
For those of you that don’t watch every episode of the One Show, Sustrans featured in a fantastic piece on Bristol-Bath Path & Two Tunnels on Tuesday night with John Grimshaw, an original founder of Sustrans and Jon Usher, the … Continue reading
Commuting too tame?
If you feel that a sedate commute along cycle-paths is too tame, you could always add some adventure by taking a canoe with you.
Some of you may find it hard to believe, but I find commuting on my bike around these parts an absolute privilege.
Posted in commuting, cycling, wildlife Tagged Bristol, Bristol Marina, Cockwood, Dawlish, Devon, Exe Estuary, Exeter, Powderham Castle 1 Comment